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November 2016

Keep Up Your Swing!

November 21, 2016

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A Nova Scotia winter, doesn't always give you the chance to hit the green in January. Although colder weather doesn't mean you can't keep your swing up to par. Our team at Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa knows just how important it is to stay in tip, top shape from October - April until the greens are open again!

Here's a few tips to practice your swing this winter: 

1) Pillows are not just for sleeping 

As your about to swing, it comes down to your core and having balance. Getting better control over your swing, is as easy as standing on a pillow! Place the pillow on the ground. Balance on your left leg, until you can no longer hold your balance; switch feet and repeat. The balancing will cause your core to strenghten and give better balance when you follow through. 

2) Loosen up a little! 

If you don't stetch, neither will your swing! From your head to your toes, make time to stretch, every single day. You'll notice a difference in your flexibility and your strength. Lay on the floor, with your head on a pillow and bring each knee, up to your chest. Hold the knee to your chest for 30 sec. This will give your hips an incredible stretch! 

3) Videos Are Not Just For Music 

Try watching golf imrpovement videos on YouTube. It sounds ludicrous, but being able to watch their tips and then apply them, makes a huge difference. Even if you practice holding your club different, in your basement or wherever. 

If you want to read more on golf tips, click here.

We can't wait for the 2017 season to begin - so to keep warm this winter, we will be thinking of all of our guests and we can't wait to see all of the new and returning players! 

Digby Pines Donates Over 35K To Children's Wish Foundation!

November 14, 2016 

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When you are only open seasonally, that means you only see parts of the staff from May to October; you can only do team building during the summer season and sometimes it is hard to have returning faces, year after year. 

But what doesn't waiver, what doesn't change, is their passion to give back to others. In just over five years, Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa staff have raised and donated, over $35,000 to the Children's Wish Foundation! 

At the beginning of the season, typically one employee champions organizing the fundraising events. Over the past six years, Digby Pines has held golf tournaments, family days, art contest, paint nights, discount room sales and much more - with all proceeds going to the Children's Wish Foundation

Christmas in Digby, Nova Scotia!

November 5, 2016

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There is no snow on the ground, but the Town of Digby is gearing up for the holiday season! Every town has traditions, but Digby is unique. From local crafts to an artisan tree festival, you won't be bored this November and December. 

Weymouth Festival of TreesNovember 26 & 27, 2016 
Local businesses submit their decorated trees, to be bid on, in the heart of Weymouth. It is a beautiful event, promoting local businessed and spreading holiday cheer! 

Digby Scallop Days Christmas Craft Show - November 26 & 27, 2016
Scoot on over to Digby Elementary School for a weekend of crafts, goodies and holiday cheer. It's a $2 admission, while children under 5 are free!  

The Christmas CaperNovember 26, 2016 
Digby and Area Theatre Society presents The Christmas Caper written and directed by Hal Theriault.

"It is Christmas Eve morning and Mrs. Claus and the Elves discover that Santa has disappeared! What could have happened to him?"

Join Digby and Area Theatre Society for this fun-filled, family, fantasy and have these and many other questions answered and see if the mystery is solved in time for Christmas. Full of special, wondrous characters, many unusual effects, suspenseful twists and great warmth. The Christmas Caper is perfect family Christmas entertainment. It is a wonderful way to begin your seasonal celebrations.

Community Christmas CarnivalDecember 17, 2016 
Santa will be waiting for you at the Digby Curling Club on December 17! Admission is by donation; and there will be crafts, carnival games and snacks. All proceeds will be going to the Children's WIsh Foundation! 

Canada is #1!

November 1, 2016

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Home to the maple leaf, the beaver, poutine and the Rocky Mountains, Canada is any world traveller’s destination. According to Lonely Planet, Canada is the #1 place to travel in 2017, so what are you waiting for? 


Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa is situated on the Bay of Fundy, a body of water with the highest tides in the world. Residing on the east coast of Canada in the heart of the Maritimes, Nova Scotia is the perfect vacation destination. Never more than 20km from the ocean, any Nova Scotian will tell you that the ocean is their happy place.


From kitchen parties to deck socials, Canadians know how to party. So join them in celebrating 150 years of true north, strong and free. Start planning your journey to Canada is 2017, it is your turn to experience North America’s crown jewel.


With several National Parks, multiple world renowned historic landmarks, our 9.9 million km of landscape is your new adventure.

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